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straight talk: Sleeping in Pregnancy

Straight Talk features your common questions about health and wellness answered by the experts at St. Vincent's.

Q: Is it true that I shouldn’t sleep on my back while I’m pregnant?



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Health Talk Radio: Dr. Nicholas Blondin


Dr. Frank Scifo and neuro-oncologist Dr. Nicholas Blondin discuss neurology, brain tumors, and new hope.

Listen and learn about new technology, treatment and clinical trials for those diagnosed with brain tumors.

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Health Talk Radio: Dr. Charles Walker


Dr. Frank Scifo and urologist Dr. Charles Walker discuss the many aspects of men's health.

Listen and learn about advances in the field of urology and the significant impact that might have on your quality of life.


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Health Talk Radio: SWIM Marathon 2016

Dr. Frank Scifo welcomes an all-star Martathon line-up!

Listen and learn more about this flagship event that started SWIM Across the Sound 29 years ago. Dr. Scifo's guests include:

  • Liz Frye - Marathon Director and world-class swimmer
  • Kim Adler, RN - Survivor and first-time swimmer
  • Mike Harrington - Director of Boat Captains
  • Lyn McCarthy - Executive Director, St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation

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Straight Talk: Spider Bites

Straight Talk features your common questions about health and wellness answered by the experts at St. Vincent's.

Q: How should I treat a bug bite if I’m pretty sure it was from a spider?

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Wound Healing: What every diabetic should know

At the St. Vincent’s Center for Wound Healing we see patients with all types of non-healing wounds, wounds that would not heal normally due to diabetes, poor circulation or other comorbid conditions. Diabetics are at the highest risk for developing a non-healing wound due to the loss of sensation in their feet and the impact that diabetes has on the blood vessels supplying the feet and lower legs.

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straight talk: crossing your legs

Straight Talk features your common questions about health and wellness answered by the experts at St. Vincent's.

Q: Does crossing your legs cause varicose veins?


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Osteoporosis - The Brittle Truth

 

One Conversation

With Erika Strohmayer, MD


Osteo
porosis - The Brittle Truth


Did your mother or grandmother ever fracture her hip?

If so, you could be at higher risk of breaking a bone yourself or developing osteoporosis. Osteoporosis can be debilitating and women are five times more likely to develop the disease than men. Knowing your risks and taking precautions is the key to preventing osteoporosis and extending a healthy, active lifestyle.

“A balanced diet and being physically active every day is a good place to

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straight talk: pain in the tailbone

Straight Talk features your common questions about health and wellness answered by the experts at St. Vincent's.

Q: I'm experiencing pain in my tailbone (coccyx). Could it be broken?

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health talk radio: neurologist srinath kadimi, md

 

 

Dr. Frank Scifo and neurologist Srinath Kadimi, MD discuss risks, facts and figures of stroke. Click to listen.

 

 



STROKE EDUCATION & RESEARCH SAVE LIVES

The goal at St. Vincent’s Primary Stroke Center is to decrease the number of strokes; to give both hope and assistance to those who have suffered stroke; and to help those in our community who been touched by stroke.

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